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Meaning of LANDING

Pronunciation:  'landing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of coming to land after a voyage
  2. [n]  the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface); "the plane made a smooth landing"; "his landing on his feet was catlike"
  3. [n]  structure providing a place where boats can land people or goods
  4. [n]  an intermediate platform in a staircase

LANDING is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: landing place
 See Also: aircraft landing, airplane landing, arrival, construction, debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment, dock, dockage, docking facility, harbor, harbour, haven, landing approach, landing stage, platform, seaport, splashdown, staircase, stairs, stairway, steps, structure, touchdown



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Land"ing\, a.
    Of, pertaining to or used for, setting, bringing, or going,
    on shore.
    {Landing charges}, charges or fees paid on goods unloaded
       from a vessel.
    {Landing net}, a small, bag-shaped net, used in fishing to
       take the fish from the water after being hooked.
    {Landing stage}, a floating platform attached at one end to a
       wharf in such a manner as to rise and fall with the tide,
       and thus facilitate passage between the wharf and a vessel
       lying beside the stage.
    {Landing waiter}, a customhouse officer who oversees the
       landing of goods, etc., from vessels; a landwaiter.
  2. \Land"ing\, n.
    1. A going or bringing on shore.
    2. A place for landing, as from a ship, a carriage. etc.
    3. (Arch.) The level part of a staircase, at the top of a
       flight of stairs, or connecting one flight with another.
    {Landing place}. me as {Landing}, n., 2 and 3.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing the landing of an aircraft in your dream means completion of a journey or some task. There may have been some issues in which you felt out of control in trying to handle but are now being grounded.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: aerodrome, air base, airdrome, airfield, airport, anchorage, anchorage ground, approach, arrival, back stairs, balcony, basin, berth, blind landing, breakwater, bulkhead, catafalque, coming in, companion, companionway, dais, debarkation, deplaning, disembarkation, disembarkment, dock, dockage, docking, dockyard, dropping anchor, dry dock, embankment, emplacement, escalier, estrade, field, fire escape, flight of steps, floor, gallery, going ashore, groin, harbor, harborage, haven, heliport, hustings, incline, island, jetty, jutty, landfall, landing field, landing pad, landing place, landing stage, launching pad, marina, mole, mooring, moorings, perron, pier, platform, podium, port, protected anchorage, pulpit, quay, ramp, road, roads, roadstead, rostrum, seaport, seawall, shipyard, slip, soapbox, spiral staircase, splashdown, stack up, stage, staircase, stairs, stairway, step terrace, stepping-stones, steps, stile, stump, terrace, touchdown, treads and risers, tribunal, tribune, tying up, wharf